September 7, 2016

One of the biggest impacts of technology among a potentially unexpected group of consumers is its ability to empower baby boomers to be independent for longer, according to Pfizer Consumer Healthcare senior director disruptive innovation wellness Rimma Fehling.

September 7, 2016

“One-in-4 people over age 45 in the United States is chronically lonely.” That sad statistic, taken from a survey by AARP and reported at the Retail Health Summit by health technology panelist Beth Sanders, should give all retail health providers pause, she said.

September 7, 2016

Helping seniors stay “active, mobile and independent” is the prime mission for GreatCall, a San-Diego-based provider of independent-living tools for elderly Americans and their caregivers.

September 7, 2016

With the array of products that consumers have in front of them at any given time, the trick is to provide “an interaction and the opportunity to understand what you don’t know,” DeVilbiss Healthcare's SVP product management David Cohon said during June's Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

Panel of managed care executives, anchored by Walmart VP health and wellness transformation Marcus Osborne, share how their companies are expanding their reach and making healthcare delivery more convenient and efficient at a one-day thought leadership event co-hosted by Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum in mid-June in Bentonville, Ark.

September 7, 2016

When RB North America president Alexander Lacik thinks about his 18-year-old son, he doesn’t doubt that it’s possible he might live longer than 100 years. His concern is where his son will get the knowledge to lead a healthy lifestyle.

September 7, 2016

During the full-day Retail Health Summit, held in June in Bentonville, Ark., economists, healthcare entrepreneurs and technology experts gathered to answer one central question: How do we create the ultimate retail destination for health and wellness for the consumer of the future?

September 7, 2016

The first step to making an impact in a customer’s life, according to Kimberly-Clark’s senior director of shopper engagement Liz Metz, is understanding what they want from their shopping experience.

September 7, 2016

"Badges for Baseball" is a juvenile crime prevention initiative created in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice.

September 7, 2016

Today’s health system is saddled with stark challenges. Meeting those challenges will require all health and wellness stakeholders to build a data-driven “ecosystem” that engages patients and gives doctors, pharmacists, clinicians and health plan payers the cognitive tools they need to make better decisions.

September 6, 2016

During the full-day Retail Health Summit, economists, healthcare entrepreneurs and technology experts gathered to answer one central question: How do we create the ultimate retail destination for health and wellness for the consumer of the future?

September 6, 2016

The upgraded Walmart.Moneygram.com site is built on the new MTaaS platform (Money Transfer as a Service), extending the same services as MoneyGram's website, moneygram.com through a co-branded experience.

September 6, 2016

Whole Foods Market has named the former VP of marketing for Walmart’s Sam’s Club division as global VP of marketing.

September 1, 2016

Instacart, the grocery-ordering app, is getting creative about picking, packing and delivering food on-demand. According to TechCrunch, the company’s people and technology show that the San Francisco startup has changed grocery stores for good. (TechCrunch)

September 1, 2016

Walmart has unveiled its annual top toy list, chosen by hundreds of kids.

August 24, 2016

Walmart is going on the offensive against Kroger and other traditional supermarkets to regain some of the market share that it has lost. (Cincinnatti Business Courier)

August 23, 2016

Walmart needed to buy Jet.com rather than build its e-commerce capabilities and there's three things that will happen after the acquisition is complete. (Forbes)

August 18, 2016

Overall, Walmart realized a 0.5% increase in second-quarter sales to $120.9 billion.

August 16, 2016

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have coordinated efforts as part of the $500,000 donation to send truckloads of water to affected areas.

August 10, 2016

It's been a contentious election cycle so far, but who are "Walmart moms" voting for?  Penn Schoen Berland and Public Opinion Strategies recently spearheaded the third polling of "Walmart moms" - moms who have shopped at Walmart in the month prior. According to an ABC News report, it's a group that makes up 14% to 17% percent of the American electorate. "They voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012, and for the respective GOP and Democratic congressional majorities in 2010 and 2014," ABC News reported. This year, however, it doesn't appear either candidate, Clinton or Trump, is favored. (ABC News)

August 10, 2016

Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, and Mark Lore, co-founder and CEO of Jet.com, discussed Walmart’s acquisition of the online site and other industry topics on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

August 8, 2016

Walmart Stores announced it will acquire retail start-up — and would-be Amazon rival — Jet.com for approximately $3 billion in cash.

August 3, 2016

At Walmart, Michelle Gloeckler led the merchandising strategies in areas including beauty and personal care, pets, household paper and chemicals, baby, over-the-counter, pharmacy and optical.

August 3, 2016

In this report, DSN examines sales activity in the healthy snack category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.